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When you are doing a longer projects circular crochet hooks are widely used when compared to smaller ones. However, it also uses two or more colors of yarn or thread.

DIY Craft Essential #1: Washi tape

You'd be surprised at how many things you can do, and how many tutorials out there are obsessed, with washi tape. The versatile paper tape with adorable designs makes great wall decor, paper crafts or can even spruce up your furniture.

DIY Craft Essential #2: Needle nose pliers

This tiny tool is great for small projects. "This is not only your go­-to tool for opening and closing jump rings, bending wire, and securing crimp beads and ribbon ends, but pliers are also great for cutting through jewelry chain and wire," said Morin.

Generally , no matter what type of project you are doing there will be different ways for you to figure out your gauge for the hook size and exactlly what type of yarn style that you would like to use. Another type of hooks is called the double point needles ,they are available in a variety of beutiful different types of woods such as Rosewood, Ebony, Bamboo, other woods.

These hooks were producted in Germany from scrap wood salvaged from a piano manufacturer, these crochet hooks are just gorgeous. They are wonderful to work with. There is another style of crochet hooks which made for the middle-class market. The needles were made of steel and the handles were made of iron wire and then they were painted black to prevent rust.

There is still another type of hooks that come with a hook on both the top as well as the bottom.! Yes they are for what's called “cro-hooking”, “cro-knit” or more recently “crochet-on-the-double”. These double ended crochet hooks are just perfect for picking up stitches. You have quite a bit of size to work with here with he double ends The middle sections of the double hooked crochet hooks are turned on a lathe. They are done in different shapes. The tip portion is made of horn.

DIY Craft Essential #3: X-acto knife

If you love stationary crafts, jewelry crafts or any delicate work -- you'll need a proper cutting tool. Not all scissors can do the job. "Remember first using scissors and cutting along the dotted lines in grade school?" Morin asked. "Hopefully, you’re attempting more challenging crafts as an adults."

DIY Craft Essential #4: Spray paint

Acrylic paints are also great for any DIY starter kit. However, if you're looking for a perfect, seamless finish on your furniture, art and home decor -- make some space to spray. It doesn't hurt to keep some cans in your favorite colors (as long as you store them properly).

Typical materials for crochet hooks wood, plastic, casein , or aluminum. Historical examples also include bone, steel, porcupine quill, celluloid, agate, ivory, and fossilized mammoth ivory.

There are steel, plastic, aluminum, wood and even bone hooks. For different types there are different pluses and minuses, but the real reason you should choose a type is because it feels good to you. Another common style is to hold the hooks like a pencil. Again, the large diameter of the handle lets her hold the hook loosely with less bending of the fingers.

Crochet hooks range in size from 2-16 mm and have different sizing systems, not only between the US and Britain, but also between various manufacturers. Extra care is needed when choosing crochet hooks because some systems have the lowest sizes corresponding to the largest diameter, while other systems have the lowest sizes corresponding to the smallest diameter.. These are colorful clear, glass-like, plastic hooks.

The hook portion is finely sculpted to a form designed. The deep rounded gullet and gentle curves are designed for smooth operation. Some people use the wooden single crochet hooks only as a collectors item now. They come in a wide variety of designs and craftsmanship and some can be actually quite decorative.

An inline hook is designed so the hook end is exactly in line with the shaft, and the hook on the end of the shaft is more flat. If you're new to crocheting, experiment with all the hooks available to see which is most comfortable for you. There is a factory that is specialized in producing series of pins included crochet hook.

DIY Craft Essential #5: Painter's tape

Painter's tape is "perfect for for attempting the c​olor block trend," said Morin. Plus, you'll need something to keep your projects neat and tidy, no matter what type of paints you use.

DIY Craft Essential #6: Hot glue gun

There are some tools that are too functional not to have. "This is one DIY workhorse tool you shouldn't do without," said Morin. Hot melt glue works on a variety of materials.
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